Wyn Cooper’s fourth book of poems, Chaos is the New Calm, will be published by BOA Editions in May 2010. His poems appear in 25 anthologies of contemporary poetry. He has written songs with Sheryl Crow, David Broza, Jody Redhage, and David Baerwald. His second CD with Madison Smartt Bell, Postcards Out of the Blue, came out in 2008. Their songs can be heard on six television shows. He lives in Vermont and works for the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute, a think tank run by the Poetry Foundation in Chicago.